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What you can do when ‘fraud never sleeps’
ABA Risk and compliance Banking Journal
The trillion-dollar fraud industry is showing no signs of slowing down, and banks can stay vigilant by understanding the nature of fraud and equipping their institutions with the best tools to combat the growing problem.
Fraud can damage a bank’s reputation, hurt customers and amount to major financial losses. FTC data shows that American consumers lost approximately $8.8 billion to scams in 2022, an uptick of more than 30 percent over 2021.
To effectively protect the consumer and the organization, it’s paramount to delve into the human side of financial crime, says Kelly Richmond Pope, a nationally recognized expert in risk, forensic accounting and white-collar crime research.